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ice age masks

Ice Age Masks
Monday 8th April
10.00 - 13.00

To celebrate our Ice Age exhibition this Easter, make your own Ice Age mask. Become a wolf or a sabretooth tiger for the day and explore the cases in disguise…

Free, family drop in event

Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights
Thursday 11th April
10.00-11.00 and 11.30-12.00 Two showings of the same story

Come and hear about the adventures of Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights. Storyteller Marion Leeper tells adventure stories inspired by the drawings of Charles Darwin’s children.

Free. Age 3+ Booking essential
Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Eventbrite - Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights

Ediacaran sun catchers
Tuesday 16th April 
10.00 - 13.00

Travel back 580 million years and make your own sun catcher inspired by some of the earliest forms of life on our planet. Once you have made your sun catcher have a look at the beautiful examples of Ediacaran fossils in our new temporary display.

Free, family drop in event

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 



Sarah Wallace-Johnson, the Museum’s Conservator, updates us on progress with the Forbes Building at West Cambridge.

How do you get thirty-six 8-11yr olds excited about science in museums? Give them a ‘crime scene’ and skills to solve the crime.